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Where did the Italian Serena family come from? What is the Italian Serena family crest and coat of arms? When did the Serena family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Serena family history?It is generally thought that the Serena surname is habitational, deriving from an Italian place name. Perhaps, for example from the town of Seregno, in the province of Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sirignano, Serigano, Siriani, Sirianni, Sergni, Seregno, Serini, Sereno, Serenari, Sergnano, Serego and many more.
First found in Lombardy, a territorial, industrialized division of Italy south of the Alps.Milan is the chief city, followed by Mortera, Pavia and Mantua. Silk is the principal trade. This well traveled surname is claimed to be originally of Bergamo. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Serena research. Another 305 words(22 lines of text) covering the years 1504, 1549, 1594, 1610, 1638, and 1665 are included under the topic Early Serena History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Serena Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Serena Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Serena Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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